Media alert: Airplanes and outer space


Published: 28Sep2005

Security, accidents and aviation industry on the agenda as aerospace leaders gather in Montreal

Experts from across North America and around the world arrive in Montreal this Thursday to discuss airline crashes, the future of space regulation and a host of other issues. Learn about the major issues facing air travel and the people who run it as the McGill University Institute of Air and Space Law and the American Bar Association join together to host "Aviation and Space: Are the Skies Brightening?"

  • When: September 29 to October 1, 2005
  • Where: The Marriott Château Champlain, 1050 de la Gauchetière West (Peel St. below Boul. René-Lévesque)
  • What: "Aviation and Space: Are the Skies Brightening?"
  • More information: maria.damico [at] (Maria D'Amico), 514-398-5095

The U.S. Department of Transportation, major airlines and the Wall Street Journal will be among those taking part in the discussion. They will be joined by leading lawyers, industry professionals and academics at the three-day event, which will feature panels such as "A Rush to Judgment: The Turbulent Wake of a Major Accident." Other topics include aviation security, financing an airline, and the regulation of outer space.

Accredited journalists are welcome to attend the conference free of charge. For full details please visit the website.